A prison warder who is posted at Kendu Bay main prison was detained on Wednesday by Police Station for allegedly causing disorder at a local restaurant by detonating a teargas canister Kisii.
The tear gas canister was dropped and exploded when he was refused entry into the restaurant because it was during curfew.
“We asked him to stop making noise he dropped an object beside the tarmac road which exploded causing tension in the restaurant,” reads a police report
Officers from Magena Police Station who visited the scene arrested the suspect and recovered a tear gas canister as evidence. The suspect had resisted arrest but was placed under custody.
By Shadrack Mogaka